Lamotrigine-induced blepharospasm

Amit Verma, Patricia Miller, Sandra T. Carwile, Aatif M. Husain, Rodney A. Radtke

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Movement disorders such as tremor and ataxia occur commonly during therapy with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Dystonias, however, are rare. Blepharospasm, although reported with neuroleptic agents, has never been reported with AEDs. Our patient developed blepharospasm during therapy with lamotrigine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)877-880
Number of pages4
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 13 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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